Get [ mp3 - explorer ]
The fastest and easiest way to access and play your MP3 files
2000, XP, Vista
Lastest stable release : 5.1.0.
A new version 5.1 has been released.
All String resources has been externalized to be easily
translated. Locales files are located in new directory lang.
[ mp3 - explorer ] is released with English and French
language files. Other translations should be available soon.
Old plugins are now used for skin purpose.
A new "skin" directory contains now skins plugins. The Green Power
skin available in the default release..
A new version 5.0 has succeded to the shareware version 4.3. This new version is distributed under the terms
of the GNU General Public License. The source code is available at :
This way of developping application should provide new evolutions to [ mp3 - explorer ].
The drawback is that some portions of old code were not compatible with the new license
and had to be removed. [ mp3 - player ] using XAudio's code and Microsoft's WMA format are no longer
in the softwware.
[ mp3 - explorer ] uses the
GNU General Public License
Free Software Foundation
and is free (as in freedom) software.
Free software is a matter of the users' freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.
More precisely, it refers to four kinds of freedom, for the users of the software:
- The freedom to run the program, for any purpose (freedom 0).
- The freedom to study how the program works, and adapt it to your needs (freedom 1).
Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
- The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor (freedom 2).
- The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements to the public, so that the
whole community benefits (freedom 3). Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
Find all MP3 files on a local/network drive or at a given path
Organize files automaticaly by artist, album, or by genre
Can present a view of multiple drives
Powerful ID3 tags editing : drag and drop, lookup , mass editing.
Send your selection into the playlist via Enqueue or Play to your favorite player: WinAMP, Sonique or K-J÷fol...
Fully customizable column display can identify Title, Album, Artist,
Location, Size, Date, Genre, Comment, Time. MPEG/Layer, Bitrate, ...
Frequency, Mode, File Name
Customizable file renaming formats using up to 3 of the following: Artist, Album, Title, Genre, Date.
Can even automatically correct capitalization
Fully customizable export formats (CSV, HTML, ...)
Playlist files management (M3U, PLS). Add, remove, sort files into the playlist. Relative or full path and URL supported.
Xing's VBR files (Variable Bit Rate) support
The LAB™ to give you a quicker access to your file's collection.
Manage pictures and lyrics (using ID3v2 standard).
Powerful multicriteria search (Title, Rating, Bitrate, has pictures, ...).
Web integration : Html viewer, net search.
Drag and Drop actions
Dropping your files into the right category in the Main Category Pane
will automatically change the artist, the genre or the album.
Add files into the current playlist by just dragging them into the detail pane.
Play all selected files or add them to the playlist of your favorite player.
Copy MP3 information from all selected files into a document or a spreadsheet.
Copy or move all selected MP3s by dropping them into a Windows Explorer folder.
Runs with Microsoft Windows 98/NT/2000/XP.
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